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• 31% of the largest institutional investors say climate change will have the biggest impact on the way their organization invests over the next three to five years

• Nearly a third are regularly using climate data to manage risk

 

NEW YORK-Thursday 11 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The global pandemic has highlighted both the importance of ESG issues and is accelerating ESG integration by institutional investors, according to the respondents of MSCI’s 2021 Global Institutional Investor Survey1, a survey of 200 asset owner institutions with assets totaling approximately $18 trillion.

The survey of sovereign wealth funds, insurers, endowments/foundations, and pension funds found that over three-quarters (77%) of investors increased ESG investments “significantly” or “moderately” in response to COVID-19, with this figure rising to 90% for the largest institutions (over $200 billion of ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Thursday 11 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cortera, a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. The acquisition enhances Moody’s integrated risk assessment capabilities and significantly extends coverage in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment.

Cortera maintains one of the most comprehensive databases of credit information, featuring data and analytics on over 36 million companies. Cortera gathers data from thousands of sources, which it then enhances through artificial intelligence, and provides analytics, reports and monitoring services to help businesses make informed decisions about their counterparties.

“Cortera plays an important role in helping businesses understand each other,” said Stephen Tulenko, President of Moody’s Analytics. “Our customers will ... Read more »

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BEIJING-Thursday 11 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A New Year is a new beginning. With this year's Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, just around the corner, China is also well prepared for the beginning of the 14th Five-Year Plan (FYP) period (2021-2025) and the centenary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210210005816/en/

Ahead of the Spring Festival, Chinese President Xi Jinping extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese Wednesday at a reception in Beijing and called for a good start in boosting the country's development during the 14th FYP period so as to celebrate the Party's centenary with outstanding achievements.

Ready for a new journey in the 14th FYP period

Facts have once again proven that the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics has incomparable vitality and cre ... Read more »

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 Four individuals recognized for their efforts eliminating and raising awareness of preventable patient deaths

IRVINE, Calif.-Thursday 11 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, announced the winners of its 2020 Humanitarian Awards at a virtual ceremony on February 8, 2021. The recipients included Steve Burrows, Vonda Vaden Bates, Marty Hatlie and Barb Pelletreau. Each year the Humanitarian Awards recognize leaders who have made significant progress in the last year eliminating or raising awareness of preventable patient deaths.

“To achieve our goal of zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, it is critical to unify people and collectively improve patient safety across the globe,” said David B. Mayer, MD, CEO of Patient Safety Movement Foundation. “We are pleased to honor each of these individuals for ... Read more »

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